Ex-NBA Player Eric Bledsoe Faces Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Charge For Allegedly Slapping Girlfriend

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Former NBA player Eric Bledsoe is facing a misdemeanor charge not long after officially signing with Shanghai Sharks, a minor league team that’s part of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA). Bledsoe was reportedly arrested on Wednesday in Lost Hills, California after police received a domestic call at 11:13pm.

Police say a woman claimed to have been slapped by her boyfriend. The player was later investigated after a police investigation, and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence. Bledsoe was later released on bond after being booked and processed at the Lost Hills Sheriff’s police station.

The alleged victim accused Bledsoe of being a monster after posting a photo on Instagram. She also alluded to the reported incident allegedly not being the only time Bledsoe and she have had an issue.

“NO RELATIONSHIP LIKE THIS IS EVER WORTH STAYING IN,” the victim said in all caps on Instagram. “Domestic violence is real! This wasn’t the first time but I sat here and stayed so it’s my fault!!”

Bledsoe’s NBA career led to him playing with multiple teams since being drafted 18th overall in the 2010 NBA Draft. The Alabama native played for four teams including the New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Clippers. Bledsoe became a two-time NBA All-Defense team member in both 2019 and 2020.

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